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Dec 2, 2013 7:00pm PST
on sunday shopping. part of the bitter arguments over how to ease up on taxes in france all still feeling the state's coffers. his dispute with the dresses were soon enough we'll be talking about. in the false and yet today the study although in the newsroom and say hello once again to their product thank you cards like these are the headlines. at that peace is better than the good ol' ukraine's president reacts to protest is stepping up to campaign for the resignation of the campus i'll do anything to an upright ten spots resign thailand's prime minister has more clashes break out today seizing k gas and rubber boats. french prime minister about to come up with a clear at all. lacking something. ukraine where president any cutbacks has reacted to the unrest sparked by his feet and on closer ties with the eu by calling for any peaceful protests this on to clashes in kiev with independence plan is being taken diapers you can see that by anti government protest is it called for general strike. the prime minister says their actions amount to pick it up. he is not correspond to encounter the
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 9:00am PST
on the indonesian island of bali. try to find a breakthrough in long running world trade tax the negotiators are attending a four day biennial ministerial session of the world trade organization attempting to save the deadlock doha round of free trade tax. indonesian president cecile mumbai new delhi also attended the opening ceremony he said the delegates need to show a strong political will to make progress. last friday morning the movie. with the logo go with you. wto director general for show us the video also expressed hope for the success of the negotiations. the field sometimes that the wto has been to a long dark night and i hope that perhaps here in bali. whew once again see the morning of the world trade organization the participants are focusing on three issues this simplification of customs procedure. agriculture and development. japanese workers could soon be rewarded with bigger salaries the nation's largest labor union federation of red eagle has decided to demand a rise in basic paid for the first time in five years. you'll meet the demand that next year's wage negotiations t
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am EST
japanese companies can stay competitive under his policies. regarding the corporate tax starting next fiscal year, we decided to reduce by 2.4% and we will be moving forward with reviews and studies on how corporate tax should be in order for japanese companies to stay competitive. thee will have a more from exclusive interview throughout the program. >> ukraine. protesters have flooded the streets of the capital among speculation that the president is going to sign up to a russian trade bloc. david tweed is there. angela merkel must be keeping a close eye on that. >> i want to give you an idea on how much of the german media and political establishment -- i want to show the right side the newspaper. this is the picture on the front and is also on the front of several other national newspapers that the statue of lenin was toppled late last night. and then decapitated. this is a big issue for angela merkel. last week, the german foreign with the president will stop some of the opposition of the coalition is quite well known. he's a former world champion boxer. the interesting thing is
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm EST
in new york city, killing four people. >>> is something else ailing obamacare? >>> taxing online sales. the supreme court has its say. >>> federal investigators are now looking at the black boxes of a train that derailed in new york city on sunday. they want to know what caused the train to jump the tracks, killing four people and injuring dozens more. crews cleared the tracks so service could resume on one of the busiest train lines. jonathan, good afternoon. how are the cleanup efforts going right now? >> well, stephanie, i would say crews are on the final stretches of work, at least here on the scene they brought on a out a cadaver dog. they uprighted most of the cars at this point. this is the final car. if you can see through the bushes here you'll see that final car there. they were just able to upright with these large cranes that they've been using and they've been hauling the other cars away. in fact the one you've been looking at, the earlier video, this is the car that was just inches from the water, where near where the hudson and harl rivers meet. that fourth person found
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
of startup businesses. regarding the effective corporate tax rates starting next fiscal year, we have decided to reduce by 2.4%. we will be moving forward with reviews and studies as to how corporate tax should be in order for cap -- japanese companies to stay competitive. there is no end to abenomics. the cabinet will approve the related policies on the growth strategy. we will announce the timing of their execution and administer these policies. >> there is a growing number of criticisms saying that abenomics is running out of steam after .oday by state a showed growth james, why was growth revised down? what is the readthrough for this when it comes to the prime minister's policies? growth was much slower than we expected. it was 1.1% annualized which is lower than the estimate and much lower than the 3.6% we saw last quarter. the two main factors here causing the slowdown were business investment which has stalled and companies drawing down inventories. are going to pick up this quarter and in the next quarter, going until april when the sales tax rises because people are going to be out
LINKTV
Dec 5, 2013 5:00am PST
negative effects the higher tax may bring. it works out to just about $54 billion. cabinet ministers are hoping the measure will help the economy keep expanding and want to support low income earners who might be affected by the tax hike. nearly $14 billion will go to sharpening japan's competitive edge. officials will use the money to promote research and development on new medicines and invest in infrastructure projects for the 2020 tokyo olympics. they've earmarked about $6 billion to people with low incomes and subsidies for home buyers. $3 billion to welfare programs. the ministers also want to speed up recovery for those hit by the march 2011 disaster. it includes $30 billion to improve reconstruction and improve disaster preparedness. it will support evacuees returning to their home near the fukushima daiichi plant. he says his top priority is reviving the economy and rebalancing the budget. >> translator: execution of these measures is needed to put the economy on a solid recovery path. >> the cabinet says the stimulus measures will boost japan's gross domestic pattern by 1%
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 2:00am PST
that affect all online shoppers. sales taxes and why you should be paying it. states lose $2 billion a year from uncollected tax from web users. the supreme court decided yesterday not to get involved in appeals from amazon.com and overstock.com. the court let ruling from internet retailers to collect sales taxes even if they have no physical presence in the state. do you follow me? the issue effectively ends tax-free online shopping for lots of people. brick and mortar people say they are at a disadvantage when they have to collect taxes and online do not. it's different from state-to-state and it's just been a real mess there but supreme court is not going to weigh in on this. i want to give you a quick peek at the markets. dow and the major markets all fell after the black friday results showed that consumers spent less than last year. gold stock fell as well. concerns about the fed withdrawing -- using a big pull-back in gold this year. the ten-year treasury climbed again. it means higher mortgage rates likely and higher rates for car loans and the like. krispy kreme had a very bad day.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
that's easily construed as a tax. >> the house is a tricky part. the conventional wisdom is if it passes the house it can pass the senate. there are a lot of conservatives who don't want any spending, they are going to be flatly refusing it. the others will accept fees, does that count as a tax or something okay. and grover norrequisite has talked about this. he basically said he wasn't in -- norquist has talked about this. it's going to be close. >> brad, appreciate your time. thank you. >> thank you. >> he's from the washington post and joining us from washington, good to talk to you. >>> a brutal mix of ice, snow and bitter cold has become a really deadly mix from coast to coast right now. travel is dangerous. and if you have booked a flight you may want to call ahead before you get to the airport. chances are it would be a good bet. let's get a check on the weather system now with meteorologist dave warren. dave. >> yeah, it looks like the weather system is really holding together. it's moved out, we're getting a break between system, the pattern is really the same. w
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 7:30pm EST
protests, they were the opposition, the protestors who wanted to bring back taxing. the media outlets the government had at its proposal. when his sister won the 2011 election, now it's the new opposition on the streets. >> the media from thai land is deeply divided by the confrontation within the faction that believes in him. they see him as an agent for broader reform there is a political conflict. the division in the media will play out very strongly. >> you've seen different factions, political factions representing the polarization of thai politics. they're trying to establish their power through the media. the blue sky channel has cleared connections. a number of others have cleared political factions. >> that doesn't just apply to the national media. it extends into the provinces and other towns and cities in;f thailand where you'll find t.v. stations and their only purpose is to broadcast messages about a political group they're aligned with and spend time criticizing the opposition. >> during the unrest in 2010, he was in compile, but visible in video messages, exhorting prot
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 10:00pm EST
or sub headline of this third quarter revised gdp from japan is also the anticipation of the sales tax increase. ahab these companies falling back on inventories in anticipation that people will pare back buying after that increase. it lacks you hit it right on the head. on one hand, they gave. with the other hand, they take away. they lay on the sales tax. that squelches consumption. what they need to do is become with theironsistent taxation policy and realtor reform instructional reforms in general. >> they are almost passing the buck on to japanese consumers. >> that has always been the issue. we hope that the consumer sort it out. i think they are on the right track. if the consumer is behind the policy is behind the government, you really want to get japan right. you do have some political will and national sense of purpose. it is a question of whether they will stop making the wrong decision. >> we have talked about japan, but there's a lot more to talk about come including china, thailand, and all the rest. stick around. we will talk about that. the, investors welcoming latest
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am EST
to swiss banks. francine come over to you. >> the u.s. is clamping down on offshore tax evasion. asked buts are being on regulars to participate in a program with american authorities. manus cranny's here at the latest on the story. is this the end of swiss banking secrecy as we know it? >> definitely a turning point. the french and the u.k. all depended on the whistleblower case. with the u.s. goes up in legal battering ram you can be pretty sure the rest will follow. wars on the cards as a department of justice saying listen, you can have a waiver, you can have an exemption, you have to sign up. the regulator and switzerland is saying get on board, get over yourselves. there are 300 banks enough to make the decision with the to join in on a voluntary program with the disclose information or indeed run the risk of quite significant fines and prosecution. >> that is a concern. if you don't sign up now voluntarily, further down the line they could have huge fines. be excluded from doing business in the usa. that is a critical part of the story. >> thank you, manus cranny. brazil's regulators
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am EST
and find out why you may have to pay sales tax for everything you buy online and the fight over food and they are considering cutting subsidies to some of the world's poorest people. ♪ ♪ good morning and welcome back to al jazeera america and i'm thomas and coming up, in a moment the verdict in the terrifying attack on the director of a dance company of the russian ballet and let's see what temperatures we will see across the nation and here is metrologist nicole mitchell. >> i should apologize for it and don't shoot the messenger and it will be brutal in the north and billings and we pointed this out yesterday morning and i was saying it's 40, enjoy it while you have it, it has done nothing but go down since and during the day yesterday and now at 14. the temperatures will continue to go down today, not up, during the heat of the day so to speak so we will have single digits by later this afternoon. so this is what is happening, with the front coming in it's going to just keep funneling the cold air in so some of the temperatures that will be single digit today will be negative
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 10:00am EST
top an elaborate tax regime had a was aimed at extracting as much money from aid agencies as possible. there were fees that aid agencies were forced to pay. it ranged from $500 to $10,000 in some cases. and there were additional taxes levied on aid agencies. they ranged from individual projects. at the same time al-shabaab was able to apply a robust monitoring and supervising of aid agencies where they recruited recipients of aid to report on humanitarian workers. in the end one could argue that these activity versus saved lives on the part of humanitarian workers, but at the same time it became a source of revenue for al-shabaab. >> so what are you recommending from this report, from your research. >> reporter: well, one of the challenges that aid agencies face are the laws and counter terrorism regimes that exist in the west. if they're exposed they could be prosecuted for this. one of the recommendations in the report there needs to be a conversation about the intent of these laws. the intent of these laws was not to starve people to death. obviously it was to make sure money does
PBS
Dec 1, 2013 5:30pm PST
. the cd remained firm on their pledge not to raise taxes. social democrat leader cyclone gabrielle first the party's rank and file to back the agreement in a referendum next week. he has acted was acquitted grand coalition has written a coalition agreement for regular people to carry out their responsibilities every day. is there some water cannons to stabilize fairness and social balance in our country and this week's upset about austin is none of these yet. spd members accept the deal chancellor under the miracle could be re elected to a heectedndrm in midember i began. italy's senatebefore voted onednesday t expel former prime minister silvio berlusconi following his conviction for tax fraud the decision meansravis county loses his parliamentary immunity and could face arrest in connection with other legal roceedings against him. they include with an underage prostitute and abuse of office. the vote was preceded by heated debate between supporters and opponents doomadgee imagine that this is a historic dayor italy just for them to the rule of law has been strengthened because it's cl
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 6:30am PST
that the different forces that are involved in organizing it. coming to get that ends with some taxes but also with the corrected it get well and to add that to take a spirit to the coming together and making some plans for what to do going for but it still barren ok what exactly the planets whatever the demonstrators at the site yesterday already that they're a bit of a mixed bunch. what i think it is today. action said by the center divide the demonstrators were a big disappointment to the vast mass of a ukrainian seperate us to complete the study it's true that in ukraine the opposition has now formed of three main parties on one of them is a practical top of that which is the night with the french national front with other far right parties that in europe is no part to save the size of a right to participate is that kind of is not to stay at seventy and i think are we so yes today is that some members of saud and then people to the fact that the right to bed nationalists greeks will add to the team teed up to tuesday's buttons in this demonstration in ukraine is a funny situation paradoxic
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 6:30am PST
taxing regime in top ten the camping and to st to the monks began to shift from a peaceful march on the council's national police headquarters on wednesday then mil calls for the king's birthday. before receiving their protests. one celebration to prove. i'm change on a separate study all the consultant for unesco thank you so much for coming in to speak to us at these protests i will tomorrow because of the king's birthday. how surprising is that. well the team to tradition the place is very important role in type and six. and up to he's very easy i e reader. monarch. and he's older and will for sure mean that the one the union or any cash and a jury knew now tomorrow the cozy with me each day. she is the eighty six beers. soo that's quite normal in tight. what after that letter friday to the city's had to study again very solemn something of the question mark he said well what he's going to happen my perception of the situation there a bit of quality of old one position on will come them. ok the cozy suffering and no real tendency to fall the situation now. and i can get to th
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 5:30am PST
takes our instructions from my brother tax and type two was prime minister here before that he was ousted in a militant killed in two thousand and six. he's been in ever since but he remains central to thai politics. he's a dog in the north in the northeast of thailand by four people mostly from its twenty stores in farming subsidies and welfare reforms including cheap healthcare but but but he's been filed by the middle classes in the elites in the capital bangkok bank think that those policies when not designed to to improve the loss of the pool but simply to bring him up out of banks which would enable him to that of abuse that cough up for his own trees and then it's more than that. talk about you to know what he's done if it's that time the reading caught the eye fi card in the middle to the country as he said. as an interim caretaker prime minister for not keeping that one to take him to behave within the next eight weeks we will see. you can walk back in oct is that fateful prime minister. well lest some mechanism is fronted with friends at me from running the tickets s
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 6:30am PST
's accused of being under the influence of her brother. exiled former prime minister tax and housing tax is not wealth is in bangkok and he says protesters say that ministers concessions are too little too late. in terms of the protests to say they say this was not the final payment was on the road to victory for them than us the scene seems that coming through now and just been out there there's tens and tens of thousands of people out there on today's march and they say that they don't want just the dissolution of the house they say that at the current prime minister should not be in charge of any cats a coincident that governments and eighty two elections all and they say they won a total change of the natural system. they say they want appointed people's council and the cia a complete change the system they say it's been such a corrupted launched the in and minds by the end the political juggernaut started by as the brother of the current one is that sucks in sion was back in there the other two thousands. this nowhere does the minister go from here what options does she have. she c
CNBC
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am EST
up their manufacturing process to meet a boost ahead of the sales tax hike next april. however, other figures out today weren't encouraging either. japan's current cut showed a surprise $1.2 billion deficit for the month of october. they were up 18% on strong car sales in china and north america. a sharp increase on fuel imports wiped it out. >> thank you. have a good evening. >>> reminder on what's on the agenda in asia, the constitution day holiday. china's november data continues to trickle through with industrial output and fixed asset investment figures. plus, november sales for the big tech firms are also due out. >>> and you heard makika talking about the numbers. ami, thank you for joining us. do you dismiss this downward revision of gdp on the basis that it was a rise in inventories or slower rise in inventories? >> yeah. it seems the hard thing to do was that. there's also some talks about corporate capex not being as vibrant as some people were hoping for. if you look at the bigger picture, the yen's been weakening over the last year. seeing the impact of the yen in the nex
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
of the people while anti tax and protesters plan the next phase of the return to topple the elected government parents and sister the current prime minister called for dialogue. all i would like to avoid academics businessmen and groups from all walks of life including political protesters to work to get there and hold a forum to express their opinions to find an answer and reform the political situation into a democratic system or taking as its leader the guard louis demonstrators see the one in block shinawatra not hinting that the plan to resume their ancient ones that came to blows at his birthday candles in all screwy and powerful and cool the skin joan hughes may have been roomies from his pace as according to to make is in south korea the country's spy agency told them that johnstone kayak vice chairman of the north's top of that utility companies seen in for a few weeks ago michael is a saying that to be uncouth close aides have been executed for corruption not to abide in his voice us opposition to china's new and defend sign above disputed islands in the east china sea bass on a vis
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 5:00am EST
taxing and they won an election two years ago and still hold a majority in parliament. the police meanwhile say they are in control of the situation despite standing down early on tuesday. >> the demonstration of peace an order we will inform that in order to reduce the tension and protest and the police, the center for peace an order has opened barriers to let protesters come in the area of the government house. we are in the process of asian with police and police maintain peace an order and forces for military do safeguard the area and ready to enforce police operations. >> reporter: that is al jazeera and let's join scott at the main protest camp in bangkok and we saw extraordinary scenes earlier outside the prime minister's office and tell us about the situation on the streets and at the protest camp there where you are. >> on the streets we were right by the headquarters for the metropolitan police in bangkok and has seen some of the worst protests and law enforcement classes over the last couple of days and we were there when they pulled down the bash wire together and pro
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am EST
of the tax and the former prime minister convicted of abusing his power. >> reporter: they were here occupying government house for three months and the prime minister at the time they were trying to force out was the brother in law of the leader and at the moment the protesters are staying outside the fences and the buildings are gathered by security forces. soldiers are symbolically standing in the background for now but this is a country that is seeing a lot of army interventions and politics, something that would be welcomed again by protesters who want an appointed leader to run the country but the goals are unclear and this was to be their final day it seems they are settling in for another long fight, wayne in bangkok. >> reporter: we are live from government house and scott antigovernment leaders urging followers to stand their ground, parliament has been desolved and early elections called and what more do they want? >> yeah, that is really what the protest leader has asked them to spend the night here to stand their ground and they will be staying on this ground overnight.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
: they want more than a new election, they want the government rid of yingluck shinawatra and any kind of tax and regime influence as they say. this is something that is right through the last two weeks and any influence that the ruling party has because of the connection to the yingluck shinawatra the prime minister in exile and they got elections to take place in the next five to six weeks the leader of the antigovernment union saying that is not enough and spoke before we came on air but will speak again on the stage behind me in the coming hours. this is a big rallying speech because this is the final day of this type, this phase if you will of this movement. it will be interesting to see how they transition after they spend the night and transition into more of a political fight and sounds like the protest leader says they have done this part of it and gone to the street and proven their point this way and getting the goal of the resignation of the prime minist minist minister yingluck shinawatra is the big question. >> reporter: since 2001 the pew thai party has won't every election an
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 9:00am PST
from power in a crusading years ago. the anti tax group enjoys a one hundred and in the middle part. inside muslim areas and milk and honey and sixties monday time he said an arrest warrant for treason has been issued against the protest media format deputy prime minister to take to survive and punishment for those convicted of treason includes the death penalty on life imprisonment. attacking the opposition side is responding strongly the latest round of confrontations has reached a level not seen since the unrest of two thousand and ten. and it's still a little sign of progress that's all from bangkok. i knew. one year ago nine people died after concrete slabs fell from the ceiling of this ensemble trouble in japan's yamaguchi prefecture experts say bolts holding the slams spring and attach the accident raised questions about maintenance of japan's aging infrastructure. friends or relatives of the victims gathered on monday near the site on the two expressway be prayed silently at eight o three am the time of the accident. the victims included young people on the way home from the
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 6:30am PST
of taxing. this year he quit the democratic party and led protests in greece in the former leader's sister current prime minister you like it was paving the way for the return of vaccine who fled to cuba. i will probably be imprisoned or the diocese said it will never run away like that last talked. he ran away overseas from his prison sentence. are you doing next and she was willing to open every door negotiations with protesters. unless one has been issued for chf on charges of insurrection the protest movement in ukraine that's been growing by the day. hundreds of thousands of people have turned out in anger against the president who backtracked on a key trade deal with the european union in favor of russia. the president the piano coverage is now trying to calm anger. i offered to renew talks in brussels and parliament is meeting to vote on the motion of no confidence in government. that hasn't kept the protesters withstanding freezing temperatures outside to make sure the press and cups. woo hoo the increase in temperatures that pro european brownies and kids independence korea conti
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
taxes and to do with money daunting. if the allegations but come to the financial sector in europe would have another large scale scandal i was in frankfurt. here's a quick look at the numbers from the market starting in frankfurt the dax was down by about two percent to ninety two twenty three cents. us stocks fifty over two percentage points down thirty thirteen advantage over in new york dow jones industrial average was also down. trading right now cause to present it to one percent down fifteen eight seventy one year was actually up against the dollar though one thirty five ninety eight jonathan has been one of the first time since nineteen ninety seven. like that may indicate that the spanish economy is weak and the corner. the figures are all the more surprising as the unemployment rate only rises in october november after the summer tourist season ends. there are still for twenty million people in spain was out and yell. some political news from tammy the country's sixteen federal states of making a false attend to on tonight extremist npd auntie to raise domestic intelligence age
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 9:00am PST
that the uncle of leader kim jong hoon has been dismissed chinese song tax served as vice chairman of the national defense commission. analysts widely seen as qantas mentor the knots on the scheme to get it done. local honey take it as he was publicly on and on and on the continent of fun playing it on hubble. who isn't looking like i'm keeping it on the potty. we think it's good enough. north korean state run television broadcasts several photos taken during the meeting in which child was sad the images include one showing him being taken away from the venue. there is korea's ruling workers party newspaper wrote on reported on monday. the party dismissed john from all posts for trying to form his own faction. that said the decision was made at a meeting in pyongyang on sunday attended by kim jong hoon. the north korean leader was reported as saying time was corrected by capitalism and indulge in a depraved lifestyle. for those even added china and undermine the party's authority over judiciary prosecution and security organizations. it said he had done serious harm to the party s
LINKTV
Dec 2, 2013 5:00am PST
tax hike next april. industry groups say more than 457,000 vehicles were sold last month, up 16% year on year. honda's sales surged about 48%. nissan showed a gain of more than 15% and toyota 1.5%. officials of the japan automobile dealers association say sales increased as automakers rolled out new models. they predict that the uptrend is likely to continue for a while. >>> japan's minister for negotiating the transpacific partnership free trade pact has fallen ill. he was driving to seal a deal by year end, but officials say he's likely to stay in hospital for a few days. the economic revitalization minister felt unwell on monday at a crucial juncture for the talks. amari met michael froman on sunday. amari is also in charge of new economic measures. leaders hope to finalize this week. but chief cabinet secretary suga said trade negotiations will stay their course. he said amari will give instructions from hospital. ministers regrouped on saturday for more tpp talks. officials will decide if amari attends pending more information about his condition. >>> let's check on the markets n
Al Jazeera America
Dec 1, 2013 8:00pm EST
. the 6-month open enrolment began on october the 1st. people that do not buy insurance are subject to tax penalties. >> violent protests intensify in ukraine's capital. it began last week to support a trade agreement. protesters are demanding the ukrainian president step down. [ chants ] >> the pro-europe protesters used sheer force of numbers to break their way back into independence square in defines of a court order, banning demonstrations in the area. there are calls for the resignation of viktor yanukovych, they are growing stronger after his decision not to sign up to a free trade pact with the european union, buckling to pressure fro moscow. >> he said he would do everything he could. it failed to apiece the protesters. >> translation: people came out to say no to the government. this government is illegal. this government does not respect human dignity or the people of ukraine. >> translation: what happened here is a revolution. i was here that night. i heard the screams. it sounded like the oppressors are were killing the people. i will stay here until the end. >> so the pro-euro
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm EST
? >>> taxing online sales. the supreme court has its say. >>> federal investigators are now looking at the black boxes of a train that derailed in new york city on sunday. they want to know what caused
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
billion a year. and governments should dramatically increase the tax on tobacco. >> i think the first step is agree on the goal, making the commitment, having that commitment be widely shared, generating the political commitment above all within countries to commitment the necessary resources to the necessary health interventions. >> nevertheless do you think in the current economic environment, when you talk about $60 billion being injected into health care systems a year to reach these goals, a lot of people are going to be thinking how are cash-strapped countries going to find that money? >> what we show is that the total gain in gdp, the extra gdp, not the gdp they have now, the extra gdp they have per year represents a figure of close to $10 trillion per year. and what we're talking about is the allocation of not half of it, not a tenth of it. but well under 1% of it. two this global conversion agenda that saves 10 million lives. >>> to ask you about the risk of overburn denning health systems, of course it would be an incredible achievement, but i'm just wondering about the knock-on
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
that the city of detroit takes in to their tax receipts and revenue, $0.40 on the dollar has to go as far as dealing with the debt that detroit has accumulated. if they did nothing that proportion would go up to $0.65 on the dollar. that is money that could not be spent on garbage collection, firefighting, and police. it's eating up a huge portion of the money that detroit wants to spend to rebuild the city. >> how could--what we are seeing and have seen in detroit, ripple out elsewhere? >> it could have an effect because there are cities that are considering a bankruptcy type of format because they are also in the red. if detroit is able to do this by cutting back on pensions that workers were promised or taking it to the unions you might see some other cities follow suit and say it worked for motown. perhaps the city of chicago, we'll talk to somebody on our show on that city. a lot of people are watching this very closely as a way to cut back on pension obligations. some are heading to federal court. >> what else are you working on? >> we have a great show. i know when you were at turn
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 8:00pm EST
salaries can't touch the pay of the big three. baseball's per team luxury tax kicks in at $178 million. the nfl is $123 million. probasketball $59 million - per team. the entire mls league payroll $89 million according to their office, which each team allowed to overpay a few star players. as the sport grows maintaining this will be a challenge. >> the reality is that money talks, and players are working towards their livelihoods. they have limited careers. they want to make as much money as possible. >> the players understand they need to work with the league to grow the sport in north america, and says next year when the contract is up, they'll negotiate hard for better pay if renews grow as expected. another comment, negotiating a better broadcasting deal, which is in the works. and making the onscreen product more attractive. >> tv ratings locally and nationally have not been good. >> if america warms to the game, keeping players happy and the fan base growing, it'll be major goals for the u.s. >> still to come on al jazeera america - going to the polls. venezuelans are about to vo
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
after taxes have been collected. as adam reiney reports, the energy bill is not going well with the public. >> protestors have come out in mexico city, just a day after the oil reform package was introduced in the senate. this oil reform is to make more modified the pemex, the state-run oil system. a sacred national resource. pemex was created in 1938, when the president nationalized the product. people marching on sunday say what they're most afraid of is give aways to private companies, to foreign companies, to u.s. based companies. in fact this oil reform package does create a system or would create a system of licenses to allow private companies to not only profit but also run some of the oil and gas fields in mexico. protestors focus their energy on the senate where the reform package was being debated. it's been surrounded by barricades and there is a heavy police presence. there's a clearly tense debate going on in mexico. it looks likely to pass later in the week but we'll see protests increase in size and volume as this goes along. >>> the merger of american airlin
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Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
're going to say wait a second i'm paying higher taxes than anybody in the country other than california. this is like education, this is like health care. it's not that we don't spend enough money because we spend more money per pupil and per patient than any other country on the planet and we spend a lot of money on transportation. why aren't we getting the transportation we deserve from our government? >> well, first of all, joe, stimulus failed for two reasons. one, the percentage of money on stimulus and steve can give you the exact percentage it was very low. barbara boxer and jim inhofe tried to triple the money spent on stimulus and it was beaten back. secondly it was a two year program. you can't repair the infrastructure by patching it up for a year or two. we need a ten year infrastructure revilization program. if we did it and did i want at the right levels we could create four to five million well paying american jobs that couldn't be outsourced. we could bring back american manufacturing. there's some things that could be done by an infrastructure investment program but it
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Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
of insurance, what kind of tax credits any individual enroll e is eligible for. the huge problem there, many of the insurers are not getting the correct information on their fo form. it was a big question today with the white house. spokesperson jay carney had this to say? >> we have instituted a number of significant fixes to the so-called 834 forms, which are these -- that's the vehicle by which information is transmitted to the issuers. and we believe that the majority of fixes to 8s 34 forms have been made, including significant ones made over the weekend. we expect the info now sent to insurers to be vastly improved but we are going to continue to work with issuers to make sure that whatever remaining problems persist afixed? >> it is crunch time. three weeks until december 23rd if you are going to have insurance by january 1st, that is the beginning. the effective date of the affordable care act, obamacare, you have to enroll by december 23rdrd. if you are in the individual marketplace, if you don't get your insurance from an employer, you will have to log onto healthcare.gov. still ex
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Dec 3, 2013 3:00pm PST
is you are going to be able to a take the tax revenue that comes into the city of detroit and put it back into the services like police, the police department like the fire department and making sure the fire rigs are working when they are called out to a fire and picking up trash and making sure the lighting grid is up and running and working streetlights in the neighborhoods in the city of detroit, so what that is going to do, when you bring down the debt and you bring it, you erase it and you start with that clean slate you will be able to infuse money back into the city of detroit, back into the services and really make detroit a better place to live and that is the bottom line in in story. >> a big day, in the life of your city, detroit. christy mcdonald, we thank you very much. >> thanks, judy. >> >> woodruff: again, the other major developments of the day. president obama touted the benefits of the affordable care act in a bid to shift the focus from problems with healthcare.gov and policy cancellations. vice president biden arrived in japan and rebuked china for imposing an air de
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Dec 3, 2013 4:00am EST
's refused food since the start of the protests. >>> there's a new tax by thailand's government to diffusion tensions in bangkok. allowing protesters inside, tear gas and rubber bullets have given away to calmer demonstrations. the protest leader says the fight will continue. meanwhile, consumer confidence has been hit dropping to a two-year low because of the unrest. the national transportation safety board says the new york commuter train that derails sunday was traveling at 82 miles per hour when it entered a curve where the speed limit was just 30 miles per hour. four people were killed and more than 60 injured. the ntsb says the train's brakes were working properly but were applied just seconds before the crash. >>> and pointing and clicking is becoming the preferred way to shop. adobe says u.s. cyber monday sales topped $2 billion for the first time, up 16% to 2.9 billion. adobe tracks visits to 2,000 websites. a record 18% came from mobile devices. other trackers report even higher numbers. ibm dish analytics, sales rose and amazon sales were up 44% as of 6:00 p.m. eastern and ebay's
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Dec 2, 2013 6:00am EST
to get people signed up. >> that's when they might face the tax penalty. california is seeing early success. can that be replicated? >> we are seeing variation amongment states. there are 36 states that rely on the federal gough for healthcare.gov. all of these states doing their own exchanges, and some states have been very smart reaching out to young people, trying different techniques. that is starting to pay dividends. i think we're going to watch closely to see which states are winners and which are losers as this rolls out. hopefully, we can do everything we can to make sure that young people in all the states see the benefits. >> thank you. >> thanks for having me. >> despite deep discounts and longer store hours, holiday sales slumped, the decline the first since 2009. spending in stores and on line fell from last year. purchases in stores fell by 9%. about 141 million americans shopped in-stores or on line in the four day span. spending on line today is expected to smash records, though. that's even though many americans will be on the job. it's cyber monday, of course. a s
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
in the sector. >> you would be wrong. look at the second big number. $900 million. that's the amount of tax dollars spent supplementing the wages of bank bank tellers. a third of bank-tellers had to rely on assistance. >> last year tellers had a median salary of $24,100. that's about $11.39 an hour. >> welcome back to al jazeera america. >>> the obama administration is looking to undo the damage to the affordable care act's image done by the problems, of course, with the problem plagued website. in a moment we'll look at what the president needs to do during his campaign to accomplish that. >> first let's look at the temperatures across the nation. metrologist nicole mitchell is here. >> we have a contrast once we get to the southern plains today - going to the 20s or 30s. houston is at 71. this is where it's really gotten brutal. single-digit temperatures. adding in the wind. feels like 30 below. this is going to be a spreading sign over the weekend. the wind chills that are really brutal out there. the cold air will settle and over the next couple of days the warmer spots in the south - i
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